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Sadam Ali Drops, Overcomes a Very Game Johan Perez

Casino Del Sol in Tucson, Arizona - Welterweight contender Sadam Ali (25-1, 14 KOs) had a tougher time than expected in winning a ten round unanimous decision over Johan Perez (22-4-4, 15 KOs) to capt...Read More

Photos: Sadam Ali vs. Johan Perez - Official Weights

Ali-Perez Weights Photos Gallery - A rapid rise up the welterweight division will be at stake as two top contenders -- former Olympian Sadam "World Kid" Ali (24-1, 14 KOs) and former Interim WBA World...Read More

Sadam Ali vs. Johan Perez - Golden Boy on ESPN, July 29

A rapid rise up the welterweight division will be at stake as two top contenders -- former Olympian Sadam "World Kid" Ali (24-1, 14 KOs) and former Interim WBA World Super Lightweight Champion Johan "...Read More

Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt - Undercard Information

Middleweight contender Tureano Johnson will face Antonio Gutierrez of Mexico on Saturday night, Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday afternoon. The 10 round bout will take place at the Fantasy Sprin...Read More

Sadam Ali Might Return Jan. 28 Underneath Vargas-Berchelt

Sadam Ali’s second fight back after his welterweight title loss could come on the Jan. 28 show in Los Angeles featuring 130-pound titleholder Francisco Vargas defending his belt against Miguel Berchel...Read More

Sadam Ali Returns To The Ring, Wins Decision Over Saul Corral

AT&T Stadium - Welterweight contender Sadam Ali came back for the first time since his March stoppage loss to Jessie Vargas, winning a unanimous decision over Saul Corral. ...Read More

Sadam Ali: I'm Back, I Just Have To Work My Way Back

Brooklyn's Sadam Ali (22-1, 13 KOs) is ready to make his return to the ring on Saturday night. He has been pitted against Saul Corral (21-7, 12 KOs) of Agua Prieta Mexico in a ten round welterweight f...Read More

Canelo vs. Smith: Sadam Ali, Eddie Gomez Added To The Card

Fans at AT&T Stadium, in Arlington, Texas will be in for a treat on Saturday, September 17, as top welterweight contenders Sadam "World Kid" Ali (22-1, 13 KOs) and Eddie "E-Boy" Gomez (19-1, 11 KOs), ...Read More

HBO March 5 Doubleheader Averages 740,000 Viewers

Last Saturday night’s KO performance by Luis Ortiz in Washington, DC registered with HBO subscribers as an average of 740,000 viewers tuned in for the matchup with Tony Thompson. The fight peaked at 8...Read More

Jessie Vargas-Sadam Ali: Post-Fight Report Card

It looked like he’d been solved. Jessie Vargas was stunned and taking fire in the fourth round. As the round ended, Sadam Ali was fired up with momentum on his side. Ali didn’t win another round...Read More

"Fighting Words" - On Ortiz-Thompson, Vargas-Ali, D.C. Boxing

by David P. Greisman - The first boxing card I covered live was Mike Tyson’s final bout, when he quit against Kevin McBride and I asked a question in the post-fight press conference that made him curs...Read More

CompuBox: Vargas Landed 21 Power Shots on Ali in Round 9

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As the crowd swelled at the DC Armory ahead of the Ortiz-Thompson fight, Jessie Vargas (27-1, 10 KOs) and Sadam "World Kid" Ali (22-1, 13 KOs) squared off in the co-main event for t...Read More

Video: Jessie Vargas Breaks Down KO Win Over Sadam Ali

WASHINGTON, D.C. - WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis 'King Kong' Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) continued his rapid descent up the heavyweight division, knocking Tony 'The Tiger' Thompson (40-7, 27 KO...Read More

Jessie Vargas Credits New Trainer, Game Plan for Sadam Ali Win

In the past two years, two future Hall of Fame inductees have been in the corner of Jessie Vargas. First it was Roy Jones Jr., who worked with Vargas ahead of his fight against Antonio DeMarco in Nove...Read More

Jessie Vargas Drops, Stops Sadam Ali To Capture WBO Crown

Washington, DC - Jessie Vargas (27-1, 10 KOs) became a two division world champion with a ninth round stoppage of previously unbeaten 2008 Olympian Sadam 'World Kid' Ali (22-1, 13 KOs) to capture the...Read More

Sadam Ali-Jessie Vargas: CompuBox Historical Review

Fresh from a stunning knockout of Bryant 'By-By' Jennings and eager to continue his quest to be the best heavyweight in the sport, WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis 'The Real King Kong' Orti...Read More

Jessie Vargas on Sadam Ali: I've Never Felt So Confident of Winning

Things balance out in life, especially in boxing. Jessie Vargas may be an example of that. Vargas has been criticized for decision victories that have gone his way and the merry-go-round of tra...Read More

Jessie Vargas on Making Sadam Ali Quit: Try To Prove Me Wrong!

Former super lightweight champion Jessie Vargas (26-1) raised a few eyebrows on the conference call for his March 5th fight against Sadam Ali (22-0). The vacant WBO welterweight title will be at stak...Read More

Vargas Wants To Destroy Ali, Knows He Must Fight ‘Entire Fight’

Jessie Vargas realizes he wasted entirely too many opportunities during his loss to Timothy Bradley. By the time Vargas finally landed a right hand he had tried setting up several times earlier in ...Read More

Sadam Ali-Jessie Vargas: Pre-Fight Report Card

Sadam Ali-Jessie Vargas: Pre-Fight Report Card

by Cliff Rold - Conor McGregor is fighting this weekend! That one fact is going to mean a lot of overshadowing in the combat corner of the sports world. It would be a shame if boxing fans, that oft...Read More